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2323 W. 14th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

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Credit by Examination

The Maricopa Community Colleges recognize that learning takes place in a variety of situations and circumstances. Many students have significant demonstrable learning from experience outside the traditional academic environment. Therefore, prior learning, not life experience, is the basis for the award for the college credit. Credit can be obtained through national standardized tests or departmental credit by examination or evaluation.

Rio Salado offers the following tests for prior learning:

Testing Locations:

Rio Salado at Tempe
2323 W. 14th St., Tempe, AZ 85281
Mon. - Thurs., 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (last exam administered at 6:00 p.m.)
Friday. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last exam administered at 2:00 p.m.)

Rio Salado at LLC
12535 W. Smokey Drive, Surprise, AZ 85378
Tues. - Thurs, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (last exam administered at 6:00 p.m.) 
Fri. - Sat.,  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last exam administered at 2:00 p.m.)

Rio Salado College at Luke
56th Mission Support Center, Room 3138
7383 North Litchfield Road, Glendale, AZ 85309
(two blocks north of Glendale Avenue on Luke Air Force Base)
Mon. - Fri., 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (last exam administered at 2:00 p.m.)

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For further information call (480) 517-8580 or email